Tuesday 01 June

09:15 - 09:30

Morning Yoga

09:40 - 10:00

ESPC21 Online Welcome

10:00 - 10:45

KEYNOTE: What's New and What's Next for the Microsoft Power Platform

 

Charles Lamanna - Corporate Vice President, Low Code Platform, Microsoft, USA  

 

10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break - Visit the Expo

11:00 - 11:30

Sessions

DEMO

Quest Demo Session: Tenant to Tenant Migrations

Migration

 

Chris Thorpe, Quest, United Kingdom  

 

DEMO

Keepit Demo Session: Dedicated Data Protection for M365

Microsoft 365

 

Anders Dalgaard, Keepit  

 

T1

IT Pro

Don’t Panic ! Migrate your SharePoint 2010/2013 Workflows - Tales from The Trenches

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Rodrigo Pinto, MVP, Storm Technologies, Portugal  

 

T2

Dev

Connecting Microsoft Teams and Business Processes through the Microsoft Graph API

Level 300

Microsoft Graph

 

Ernie Hayter, Nintex, United Kingdom  

 

T2b

Business

Meet Microsoft Viva: a New Kind of Employee Experience

Level 100

Microsoft Viva

 

Seth Patton, Microsoft, USA  

 

T3

IT Pro

Taming Azure Resources Using Cloud Governance And Tools

Level 300

Azure

 

Alex Mang, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, KeyTicket Solutions, Romania  

 

T4

Dev

Building an Incident Reporting Solution with Power Apps and AI

Level 300

PowerApps

 

Chris O'Brien, MVP, Content+Cloud, UK  

 

T5

Modern Calling - How Teams Changes the Way We Communicate

Microsoft Teams

 

Sean Wilson, Microsoft, USA  

 

T6

IT Pro

Migrating your Organization to the Microsoft Cloud using the Cloud Adoption Framework

Level 300

Cloud

 

Mihai Tataran, MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, Avaelgo, Romania  

 

T7

End User

BONUS TRACK: Geek to Chic: Build Your Brand & Elevate Your Career in 5 Steps

Level 100

Professional Development

 

Dux Raymond Sy, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, AvePoint, USA  

 

11:40 - 12:10

Sessions

DEMO

Nintex Demo Session: Integrating Business Processes with MS Teams using MS Graph at a glance

Microsoft Teams

 

Ernie Hayter, Nintex, United Kingdom  

 

DEMO

Commvault Demo Session: Metallic Office 365 Backup

Office 365

 

Michael Pryzbos, Commvault, United States  

 

T8

IT Pro

Turn Content into Knowledge with Microsoft SharePoint Syntex

Level 300

Project Cortex

 

Sean Squires, Microsoft, USA Chris McNulty, Microsoft, USA  

 

T9

Dev

Viva Teams! Enhance Employee Experience with Teams Extensions

Level 200

Microsoft Teams

 

Bill Ayers, MVP, MCM, MCT, Flow Simulation Ltd., United Kingdom  

 

T9b

IT Pro

It's a Bit MIPpy Out There

Level 200

Microsoft Information Protection

 

Chris Thorpe, Quest, United Kingdom  

 

T10

Dev

Power Platform and Azure: Better Together - Azure Functions as Custom Connectors

Level 300

Azure

 

Julian Sharpe, MVP, Ready 365, United KIngdom  

 

T11

IT Pro

Power Up with Power Apps Portals!

Level 300

PowerApps

 

Nick Doelman, MVP, 365.Training, Canada  

 

T12

IT Pro

Administering Teams with PowerShell or CLI for Microsoft 365

Level 300

Microsoft 365

 

Albert-Jan Schot, MVP, Portiva, Netherlands  

 

T13

Dev / IT Pro

Drive Deployment and Efficiency with Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)

Level 300

Kubernetes

 

Juliano Ghisi, OpenText, Canada  

 

T14

IT Pro

BONUS TRACK: 8 Easy Steps to Improve your Security Posture in Azure

Level 300

Azure

 

Maarten Goet, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, Wortell, Netherlands  

 

12:10 - 12:30

Networking Break

12:30 - 13:00

Sessions

DEMO

OpenText Demo Session: How to Leverage the Power Platform with OpenText Extended ECM

Power Platform

 

Roel Gillesen, OpenText, Netherlands  

 

DEMO

harmon.ie Demo Session: Introducing harmon.ie 365

 

David Lavenda, harmon.ie, Israel  

 

T15

Business / End User / IT Pro

Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office 365

Level 200

Microsoft Search

 

Thanuja Priyadarshani, Microsoft, Norway Kerem Yuceturk, Microsoft, USA  

 

T16

Business / End User / IT Pro

M365 Backup – The Devil Is In The Details

Level 200

Microsoft 365

 

Christopher Moreau, Keepit, USA  

 

T16b

Business / IT Pro

Introducing Microsoft Viva Connections

Level 200

Microsoft Viva

 

Adam Harmetz, Microsoft, USA  

 

T17

Dev

Empower your Azure IaC with Bicep!

Level 200

Azure

 

Eldert Grootenboer, MVP, Motion10, Netherlands  

 

T18

IT Pro

Design Mission Critical Enterprise Applications with Power Automate and Doctor Flow

Level 300

Power Automate

 

Serge Luca, MVP, Power Platform Associates, Belgium  

 

T19

Business

Measuring Teams Adoption Made Easy: Why, How, What

Level 100

Microsoft Teams

 

Karoliina Kettukari, MVP, Meltlake, Finland  

 

T20

Business

Generating Management Support for Microsoft 365

Level 100

Microsoft 365

 

Lucas Badertscher, isolutions ag, Switzerland David Schneider, MVP, isolutions ag, Spain  

 

T21

Business / IT Pro

BONUS TRACK: Unlimited Sherlock: Deep-Dive into Current Threats and Mitigations

Level 300

Security

 

Paula Januszkiewicz, CEO and Founder of CQURE, Cybersecurity Expert, CQURE, Poland  

 

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit the Expo

13:00 - 13:30

Network Tables

14:00 - 14:30

Sessions

DEMO

Lucid Demo Session: Lucidchart and Azure: Credential Importing

Azure

 

 

 

DEMO

MindManager Demo Session: Have you heard of a software called MindManager?

Software

 

Joel Averheim, MindManager, Sweden  

 

T22

Engaging Employees with Yammer and Microsoft 365

Yammer

 

Mike Holste, Microsoft, USA  

 

T23

IT Pro

Secure your M365 Groups and Teams with Azure AD Entitlement Management

Level 300

Azure AD

 

Markus Hintner, MCM, ENTOS IT-Solutions, Austria  

 

T23b

IT Pro

Design and Automate Business Processes using Microsoft Power Automate, Excel and Visio

Level 300

Power Automate

 

Shilpa Goyal, Microsoft , India Prateek Sharma, Microsoft, USA  

 

T24

IT Pro

I Find your Lack of Azure Governance Disturbing!

Level 300

Azure

 

Tiago Costa, MVP, MCT, Independent Contractor, Portugal  

 

T25

Business

Integrate Power Platform with Teams in 2021: An End-to-End Real Life Scenario

Level 100

Power Platform

 

Patrick Guimonet, MVP, Abalon, France  

 

T26

Teams Administration 101

Microsoft Teams

 

John Gruszczyk, Microsoft, USA  

 

T27

Dev

Keys and Secrets in an Enterprise Environment

Level 400

Azure

 

Rick Van Rousselt, MVP, Advantive, Belgium  

 

T28

Business / Dev / Gen

BONUS TRACK: Microsoft Teams: What you SHOULD know about SharePoint

Level 200

Microsoft Teams

 

Tracy Van der Schyff, MVP, The Guid Stuff (Pty) Ltd, South Africa  

 

14:40 - 15:10

Sessions

DEMO

PointFire Demo Session: PointFire Overview – Make your SharePoint Site Multilingual

SharePoint

 

 

 

DEMO

Piwik PRO Demo Session: Piwik PRO SharePoint Analytics

SharePoint

 

Piotr Słonina, Piwik Pro, Poland  

 

T29

IT Pro

Transforming your Existing Classic SharePoint Sites into Modern Sites

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Bert Jansen, Microsoft, Belgium  

 

T30

Business

Microsoft Teams Backup — 8 Facts You NEED to Know!

Level 100

Microsoft Teams

 

Michele Domanico, Veeam, United Kingdom  

 

T31

IT Pro

Modern Azure Cloud Operations for IT Ops

Level 300

Azure

 

Thomas Maurer, Microsoft, Switzerland  

 

T32

Business

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with Power Platform Solutions

Level 200

ALM

 

Django Lohn, InSpark, Netherlands  

 

T33

End User

20 Need-to-Know Microsoft Teams Productivity Tips

Level 100

Microsoft Teams

 

Christian Buckley, MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, AvePoint, USA  

 

T34

IT Pro

Architecting your Intelligent Intranet with SharePoint Global Navigation, Hubs and Site Designs

Level 300

Intranet

 

Melissa Torres, Microsoft, USA Dieter Jansen, Microsoft, USA  

 

T35

Dev

BONUS TRACK: Building Custom Connectors for Power Platform using Azure

Level 300

Azure

 

Jussi Roine, North Advisors, Finland  

 

15:10 - 15:30

Networking Break & Network Tables

15:30 - 16:00

Sessions

DEMO

Veeam Demo Session: Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 overview and Microsoft Teams Protection

Microsoft Teams

 

Michele Domanico, Veeam, United Kingdom  

 

T36

Dev

Build Accessible Solutions in SPFx

Level 200

SharePoint Framework

 

Stefan Bauer, MVP, N8D, Austria  

 

T37

IT Pro

Event Registration with Microsoft 365

Level 200

Microsoft 365

 

Corinna Lins, msg services ag, Germany  

 

T37b

Business / End User

Protecting your Remote Workforce with Office 365 SaaS Backup

Level 200

Office 365

 

Ronnie Kaftal, Commvault, Israel  

 

T38

IT Pro

Manage and Govern your Hybrid Servers using Azure Arc

Level 300

Azure Arc

 

Thomas Maurer, Microsoft, Switzerland  

 

T39

IT Pro

Walkthrough of Steps to Establish a Power Platform CoE for your Organization

Level 300

Power Platform

 

Negar Shahbaz, Capgemini, Sweden  

 

T40

Automating Technology Adoption: Apps, Bots, Connectors and More

Microsoft Teams

 

Josh Leporati, Microsoft, USA  

 

T41

Business

Understanding the Office 365 Landscape: Stories, Data and FUD

Level 100

Office 365

 

Tony Redmond, MVP, Office 365 for IT Pros, Ireland  

 

T42

BONUS TRACK: Panel Discussion - Hybrid Work and Teams

 

Christian Buckley, MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, AvePoint, USA Eric Overfield, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, MCT, PixelMill, USA Merethe Stave, MVP, CloudWay, Norway John P. White, MVP, UnlimitedViz, Canada  

 

16:00 - 16:15

Afternoon Break - Visit the EXPO

16:00 - 16:15

Afternoon Meditation

16:15 - 17:00

KEYNOTE: Microsoft 365 Collaboration

 

Jeff Teper, CVP - Microsoft 365 Collaboration with Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Microsoft, USA  

 

17:15 - 18:00

SOCIAL MIXER

Business / Dev / IT Pro

Microsoft 365 Champion's Mixer

Microsoft 365

 

Karuana Gatimu, Director, Customer Advocacy Group, Microsoft Teams Engineering, Microsoft, USA Josh Leporati, Microsoft, USA  

 



Wednesday 02 June

09:15 - 09:30

Morning Yoga

10:00 - 10:45

KEYNOTE: Hacker’s Paradise: Top 10 Biggest Threats When Working From Home

 

Paula Januszkiewicz, CEO and Founder of CQURE, Cybersecurity Expert, CQURE, Poland  

 

10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break - Visit the Expo

11:00 - 11:30

Sessions

DEMO

Quest Demo Session: Tenant to Tenant Migrations

Migration

 

Chris Thorpe, Quest, United Kingdom  

 

DEMO

Keepit Demo Session: Dedicated Data Protection for M365

Microsoft 365

 

Anders Dalgaard, Keepit  

 

W1

Business / End User

How to Author Dynamic SharePoint Pages

Level 200

SharePoint

 

John Sanders, Microsoft , USA Rachel Lambert, Microsoft, USA  

 

W2

Business

What's New for Intelligent File Experiences across Microsoft 365

Level 200

Microsoft 365

 

Ankita Kirti, Microsoft, USA Stephen Rice, Microsoft, USA  

 

W2b

IT Pro

Applying AI at Scale with Microsoft Search

Level 200

Microsoft Search

 

Kate Cook, Microsoft, USA Youngji Kim, Microsoft, USA  

 

W3

Dev

No-Code Conversational AI and Bots

Level 200

Bots

 

Daron Yondem, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, MCT, Deveload, Turkey  

 

W4

Business

The Developer's Guide to the Power Platform Galaxy

Level 200

Power Platform

 

April Dunnam, Microsoft, USA  

 

W5

Meeting & Virtual Event Best Practices

Microsoft Teams

 

Karuana Gatimu, Director, Customer Advocacy Group, Microsoft Teams Engineering, Microsoft, USA  

 

W6

IT Pro

Getting Started with Git and Github for the Reluctant IT Pro

Level 200

GitHub

 

Thomas Vochten, MVP, MCT, Cronos Groep, Belgium  

 

W7

Business

BONUS TRACK: Behind the Scenes: How to Build a Conference Winning Technical Session

Level 100

Professional Development

 

Sami Laiho, MVP, Adminize, Finland  

 

11:40 - 12:10

Sessions

DEMO

Nintex Demo Session: Integrating Business Processes with MS Teams using MS Graph at a glance

Microsoft Teams

 

Ernie Hayter, Nintex, United Kingdom  

 

DEMO

Commvault Demo Session: Metallic Office 365 Backup

Office 365

 

Michael Pryzbos, Commvault, United States  

 

W8

IT Pro

PnP PowerShell is Dead, Long Live PnP PowerShell!

Level 200

PowerShell

 

Erwin van Hunen, MVP, MCM, Valo Intranet, Sweden  

 

W9

Dev / IT Pro

Introduction to GraphQL

Level 200

Microservices

 

Donald Hessing, MCM, Capgemini, Netherlands Arin Roy, Capgemini, Netherlands  

 

W9b

Business / IT Pro

Microsoft Viva Insights: Create a Culture Where People and Business Thrive

Level 200

Microsoft Viva

 

Kamal Janardhan, Microsoft, USA  

 

W10

IT Pro

Azure Firewall in the Real World

Level 300

Azure

 

Aidan Finn, MVP, Innofactor, Ireland  

 

W11

Business

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams - New Era for Microsoft Teams as Digital Workplace

Level 200

Microsoft Teams

 

Tomasz Poszytek, MVP, Konsultanci Digital Workplace, Poland  

 

W12

Business / End User

Get Started with Microsoft Lists

Level 200

Microsoft Lists

 

Lincoln DeMaris, Microsoft , USA Bharath Manoj Manda, Microsoft  

 

W13

IT Pro

Boost Employee Productivity with an Inclusive and Accessible Environment

Level 200

Employee Productivity

 

Beatriz Oliveira, MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, BindTuning, Portugal  

 

W14

Business

BONUS TRACK: Microsoft 365 Certifications Overview

Level 100

Microsoft 365

 

Vlad Catrinescu, MVP, MCT, vNext Solutions, Canada  

 

12:10 - 12:30

Networking Break

12:30 - 13:00

Sessions

DEMO

OpenText Demo Session: How to Leverage the Power Platform with OpenText Extended ECM

Power Platform

 

Roel Gillesen, OpenText, Netherlands  

 

DEMO

harmon.ie Demo Session: Introducing harmon.ie 365

 

David Lavenda, harmon.ie, Israel  

 

W15

Business / End User

SharePoint News: What's New & What's Coming

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Brian Vannoy, Microsoft, USA Patrick Kelleher, Microsoft, USA  

 

W16

IT Pro

Microsoft Information Protection is Everywhere, Use it Wisely

Level 300

Microsoft 365

 

Bram de Jager, MVP, MCM, Netherlands  

 

W16b

Business

Introducing Microsoft Viva Learning

Level 200

Microsoft 365

 

Swati Jhawar, Microsoft, USA  

 

W17

Dev

An Introduction to Azure Synapse – What is it? Why use it? And how

Level 100

Azure

 

Paul Andrew, MVP, Avanade, United Kingdom  

 

W18

Business

Your Guide to Understanding Power BI

Level 200

 

John P. White, MVP, UnlimitedViz, Canada  

 

W19

Business

Secure and Manage your Data in Microsoft Teams

Level 200

Microsoft Teams

 

Jasper Oosterveld, MVP, InSpark , Netherlands  

 

W20

IT Pro

Azure Security Center, your First Line of Cloud Defence !

Level 300

Azure

 

Wim Matthyssen, MVP, MCT, Proximus, Belgium Thijs Lecomte, MVP, The Collective Consulting, Belgium  

 

W21

IT Pro

BONUS TRACK: Your Security in Microsoft 365 is Set Up. Now How About Compliance?

Level 300

Microsoft 365

 

Maarten Eekels, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, Portiva, Netherlands  

 

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch - Visit the Expo

13:00 - 13:30

Network Tables

14:00 - 14:30

Sessions

DEMO

Lucid Demo Session: Lucidchart and Azure: Credential Importing

Azure

 

 

 

DEMO

MindManager Demo Session: Have you heard of a software called MindManager?

Software

 

Joel Averheim, MindManager, Sweden  

 

W22

Dev

PnP Modern Search V4: Take it to Another Level with Microsoft Search!

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Franck Cornu, MVP, aequos, Canada  

 

W23

Business

Creating Opportunities and Connecting Thinking with Project Cortex

Level 100

Project Cortex

 

Simon Denton, MVP, Mott MacDonald, United Kingdom  

 

W24

IT Pro

The Hybrid Azure Story

Level 200

Azure

 

Sarah Lean, Microsoft, United Kingdom  

 

W25

IT Pro

Exploring Azure with Resource Graph

Level 300

Azure

 

Aleksandar Nikolic, MVP, M.O.3.A.K. IT Consulting, Serbia  

 

W26

Dev

Microsoft Teams as a Development Platform

Level 200

Microsoft Teams

 

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP, MCM, PiaSys.com, Italy  

 

W27

IT Pro

Top 10 Security Features to Enable in Microsoft 365

Level 200

Microsoft 365

 

Liam Cleary, MVP, MCT, SharePlicity, USA  

 

W28

Dev

BONUS TRACK: Effective Access Control in Azure

Level 300

Azure

 

Magnus Mårtensson, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, Loftysoft, Sweden  

 

14:40 - 15:10

Sessions

DEMO

PointFire Demo Session: PointFire Overview – Make your SharePoint Site Multilingual

SharePoint

 

 

 

DEMO

Piwik PRO Demo Session: Piwik PRO SharePoint Analytics

SharePoint

 

Piotr Słonina, Piwik Pro, Poland  

 

W29

Business

Microsoft MOCA and Possibilities

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Merethe Stave, MVP, CloudWay, Norway  

 

W30

IT Pro

What’s New to Easily Migrate your Content to Microsoft 365

Level 200

Microsoft 365

 

Eric Warnke, Microsoft, Canada Yogesh Ratnaparkhi, Microsoft, USA  

 

W30b

Business / IT Pro

Microsoft Viva Topics: Put Knowledge to Work with Content and AI

Level 200

Microsoft 365

 

Chris McNulty, Microsoft, USA Naomi Moneypenny, Microsoft, USA  

 

W31

Dev

Making Dynamic Sites with Static Site Generators

Level 300

Azure

 

Elio Struyf, MVP, Squarl, Belgium  

 

W32

IT Pro

Business RPA with Power Automate

Level 200

Power Automate

 

Ahmad Najjar, MVP, Infoworker, Norway  

 

W33

Business Productivity Wins: Chat Bots, D365 Integration and More

Microsoft Teams

 

Josh Leporati, Microsoft, USA  

 

W34

IT Pro

Microsoft Graph Search Connectors - Why Should You Care?

Level 300

Microsoft Graph

 

Robert Schouten, MVP, Wortell, Netherlands  

 

W35

Gen

BONUS TRACK: Burnout BeGONE As A Service

Professional Development

 

Dona Sarkar, Microsoft, USA  

 

15:10 - 15:30

Networking Break & Network Tables

15:30 - 16:00

Sessions

DEMO

Veeam Demo Session: Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 overview and Microsoft Teams Protection

Microsoft Teams

 

Michele Domanico, Veeam, United Kingdom  

 

W36

Dev

Introducing the New PnP Core SDK Library

Level 300

PnP

 

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP, MCM, PiaSys.com, Italy  

 

W37

Business

8 Practical Ways to Replicate Your In-Office Environment with Microsoft 365

Level 100

Microsoft 365

 

Eric Overfield, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, MCT, PixelMill, USA  

 

W37b

Employee Skilling with Viva Learning and Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways

Microsoft Viva

 

Mike Hollinshead, Microsoft, USA Karuana Gatimu, Director, Customer Advocacy Group, Microsoft Teams Engineering, Microsoft, USA  

 

W38

Dev

Building Event-Driven Microservices with the Azure Cosmos DB Change Feed

Level 400

Azure

 

Leonard Lobel, MVP, Sleek Technologies, Inc., USA  

 

W40

Business

Microsoft Teams Governance Building Blocks: from A (Admins) to U (Users)

Level 100

Microsoft Teams

 

Susan Hanley, MVP, Susan Hanley LLC, USA  

 

W41

Business

Inspiring the Next Generation: Teaching TechGirlz

Level 200

Diversity and Inclusion

 

Sarah Patrick, University of Maryland - College Park, USA David Patrick, MVP, MCT, DSA, Inc., USA  

 

W42

Dev

BONUS TRACK: Infrastructure as Code (IaC) like a Boss - With Terraform

Level 400

Azure

 

Thorsten Hans, MVP, Thinktecture AG, Germany  

 

16:00 - 16:15

Afternoon Break - Visit the EXPO

16:00 - 16:15

Afternoon Meditation

16:15 - 17:00

KEYNOTE: The Future of Hybrid Work

 

Karuana Gatimu, Director, Customer Advocacy Group, Microsoft Teams Engineering, Microsoft, USA